Adult syndrome: Is there a cure?

Bobinski, Dan
June 2006
Management Services;Summer2006, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p18
Academic Journal
The article focuses on adult syndrome, a serious disease that affects the workplace. Similar to other diseases, adult syndrome has several types, but each type creates similar end results which is lowered levels of productivity. Type I of adult syndrome is imagined understanding, which is sometimes referred to as arrogance. Type 1 adult syndrome can be acute in people holding supervisory positions. Type II adult syndrome is intentional deflection. This type of the disease is all about self-preservation. Curing adult syndrome is possible, but the treatment can be a tough pill to swallow. The best antidote is a large, thick slice of humble pie. Additional treatment includes increasing patience as well as one's ability to genuinely consider another person's words.


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